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, revenue and taxes for the city. we have a whole expansion team. it's' private-public partnership. all partnering to make this thing happen. so what is our goals? is that location has changed dram itally and to work cost-effectively to stay onbudget and deliver the project. so this is the context of where we're looking at. it's right on the lines of new central subway. there will be a moscone stop. we have three separate buildings, south opened 32 years and north opened 20 years and moscone west opened a little over ten years ago. for the study looked at that whole area and looked at the three moscone sites and the two garages, 5th and missing the and the moscone garage between folsom and howard. one of the problems with moscone center it was built basically when the neighborhood was not what it is today. and it was built kind of in independent, isolated area to almost a suburban-type building in what has been a very urban area. we market san francisco as a pedestrian-friendly city and pedestrians are not allowed to walk around the moscone center in some areas. so we need to improve
's city government. 78% say tourism makes san francisco a better place to live. 80% say that san francisco has a healthy balance of tourists and resident activity and 78% believe it's important to update and modernize the moscone center. that 78% is similar to the numbers that we heard for support of the arena. why expand? interestingly moscone is probably the most successful convention center in the united states. it's not the largest. but persquare foot, it's the most utilized. per square foot it generated the most hotel nights and most revenue of any convention center in the united states. so it's very significant in terms of economic impact. it's basically full-year round. a lost our groups are outgrowing it and need more space in order to stay in town and this benefits not only the tourist sector, but the business sector. it's no coincide that the apple 5 was unveiled there this week or oracle is having their meeting next week. it's the best way to generate more business. the economic impact of the center is significant. we have calculated that we have lost $2 billion in spending be
bureau is one of the leaders of the city and has done so much for the industry and for sf travel. and he is going to tell you about the plans for the moscone center expansion. he has done so much and created the san francisco tourism improvement district in 2009 and that actually is helping fund this whole structure. so i'm just going to let joe dallesandro. [ applause ] >> thank you, mary and it's exciting to unveil the moscone district and master plan. we asked san franciscans a lot of questions about tourist and hospitality and what makes san francisco tick? 98% of san franciscos of believe it's very important. 94% say tourism has a positive impact on the budget of san francisco's city government. 78% say tourism makes san francisco a better place to live. 80% say that san francisco has a healthy balance of tourists and resident activity and 78% believe it's important to update and modernize the moscone center. that 78% is similar to the numbers that we heard for support of the arena. why expand? interestingly moscone is probably the most successful convention center in the united s
customers really feel we need and we really feel in order to stay competitive with other cities such as san diego who has already over 540,000 square feet. we want to figure out to add additional space and make a t a better player in the neighborhood. so we're looking at adding three buildings above moscone north and south lobby and at the corner of 3rd and howard. we'll add up to another 100,000 square feet of meeting space on top of the existing buildings. what this will allow us to do is two things. it allows us to add the meeting space, but expand the space because we want to on top of these buildings is expand the garden experience. expand the public experience that you can do. the public will be able to use the space and it will be programmable space for convention use also. so really expand that whole urban park/plaza field of the yerba area. we'll narrow that down to be more urban feel and pedestrian and people active and you will see a lot more dynamics going on and make that much more active with the neighborhood. here is a view looking east on howard street. how will it connect
police say 22 were killed in the city alone. check out this video from an nypd helicopter. across the region, thousands of people had to be rescued from their flooded homes. many were chased to their rooftops to escape the rising waters. today, as national guard troops roll into overwhelmed towns and villages, normalcy seems so far out of reach. more than 6 million homes and businesses still without power. and many will be shivering bus they don't have heat either for days and days to come. we have a lot to cover this morning. let's begin by narrowing our focus. first stop, new jersey. some of the most jaw-dropping images are coming in from the jersey shore. the resort area that has entertained vacationing americans for generations, one iconic landmark, the atlantic city boardwalk, lost a big chunk due to crashing waves. governor chris christie says the damage to the state's beaches is, quote, overwhelming. today, governor christie will tour the devastation with president obama. the republican governor who has campaigned steadily for mitt romney raised eyebrows by praising the pre
, the great white away is already dark and the streets are already quiet, as the city that never sleeps hunkers down in the face of sandy's franken-storm, the wicked pre-halloween collision of a tropical hurricane with a wicked storm coming from the west and frigid air, arctic care coming from canada and the danger is not limited to the coastal area. it's feared the coming mega-storm will spread half vick from north carolina, to kentucky, virginia to west virginia, to pennsylvania all the way to the east coast to the great lakes. there will be inland flooding, downed trees, widespread power outages, and impassable streets in many areas. and bear in mind, hurricane sandy is already a killer storm, having claimed almost 60 lives in jamaica, cuba, haiti and tbahamas. and here is our special coverage of the mega-storm of 2012. here outside fox news world headquarters in manhattan this is the literal calm before the storm. it's chilly, breezy, but so for it's a dry night. bands of rain are approaching the new york city area, extremely high tides expected, wind gusts up to 70 miles per hour,
with tndc as an off-site project linked to 201 we also build offices in san francisco. here the city has done less well in bringing things through the permitting process. in part because of prop m and in part because of ceqa and in part because the higher fees have raised the bar and today there are very few actually entitled projects and we at tishman speyer have tried to capitalize on the locations here. this is a site we entitled in 2001. the dot com bust made us wait until we began construction and this is the only sizeable new building built from the last cycle. when we began in 2006, we felt we were early. midway through construction in 2007, we were feeling pretty smart, but we delivered this within weeks of lehman's bankruptcy in the fall of 2008, again into one of toughest markets you could envision for building half a million square foot speculative officer building, but it's a lesson in building great products and even in terrible markets you will do okay. we were able to sell it for just over $800 a square foot, which i think is a strong sign of the recovery in san francisco
of dollars. also protests of dozens of other cities. labor unions are threatening to strike if the government refuses to allow a general vote on the austerity measures. the protests appeared peaceful. no reports of any violence thankfully. >>> tonight's spacex launch will officially turn space into a business. the resupply mission to the international space mission will launch from cape canaveral, florida. spacex successfully demonstrated it could do the job in may when it docked a capsule with the space station. we'll go live to florida later on this hour. ♪ >>> ll, republican voters in port st. lucie, florida, are turning out in big numbers for their candidate, mitt romney. it's his second straight day up and down the critical swing state, and today he pointed again to one of the key differences between his and president obama's plans. listen. >> if he is re-elected, he will install obama care and with it your premiums are going to go up an extra $2,500 above what they already are in current health care plan. my plan is i will finally get control of the excessive costs in health care by r
. >> gretchen: we have every angle covered for you . peter is in the beach. and todd in new york city and we have maria molina as well to bring us the latest on the weather situation. >> brian: first we will update you overnight. a massive fire burning in queens. devastating to see and no sign of being contained. 50 homes are in flames at this hour and the situation is going from bad to worse. joining us on the phone is power authority spokesman michael. michael so far 50 homes. are firefighters working on this? >> right now facts are sketchy. we believe that the power was out in the area before the fire started and so we are not involved in the fire-fighting activitis and we don't know the cause. >> steve: i know that apparently 25 houses are destroyed so far. and 195 firefighters are working the blaze two people with minor injuries. the problem in cases like this, michael, sometimes when a fire starts, if there is flooding firefighters can't get to it and it gets oust control. >> i can't speculate on the issue of the fire. there is a lot of outages and breezy point has been out of power fo
stories and another major new york city hospital, our own dr. sanjay gupta standing by with the very latest. the drama continues throughout new york and new jersey. rescuers right now going house to house. they are still freeing people who've been trapped for nearly two days. and very soon now we'll be bringing you in new video of president obama's dramatic helicopter tour of the devastation along the jersey shore. with the new jersey republican governor chris christie right at his side. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> there have been many, many major new developments all throughout the day. we want to bring you the latest developments right now. and we're going to begin with the big picture. the storm that started as hurricane sandy now being blamed for a total of 118 deaths. 68 of them in the caribbean and now 50 of them in the united states. the state with the highest death toll, new york state. 26 people in new york state have died. new york city struggling to try to get back to normal. as you see here, subway stations in lower manhattan, they are still tota
as tourists. we are coming up to street to chinatown. since 1957, we are the only city in the world that runs cable cars. these cars right here are part of national parks system. in the early 1960's, they became the first roles monument. the way city spread changed with the invention of the cable car. >> people know in san francisco, first thing they think about is, let's go >> good morning and welcome to the [inaudible] services committee, my name is sean elsbernd. (audio very low and unclear). >> the first hearing is a liquor license on hyde street. >> i'm with the police department. the applicant has filed an application with the california department of alcohol beverage control, beverage license type 42, this is an on-sale beer and wine for 1059 hyde street, the california department of alcohol beverage control seeks the determination from the board of supervisors for the approval or denial. the police calls for service on june, 2011 to june 2012. the police reports during that same period, there was no record [inaudible] this premises is located on plot 542, this is a high crime as defin
, $80 a year. city college is spending 92 percent of their budget on staff when realistic budget is 85 percent. there's room for improvement there and city college can tighten its belt a little bit without coming back to the community which has borne multiple tax measures in the past. >> i thank you both for being here again. we hope this discussion was informative. for more information on this and other measures on this ballot please visit the san francisco league of women voters web site at sfvote.org. remember early voting is available monday through friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm if you don't vote early, be sure to vote on november 6. >> good morning and welcome to the [inaudible] services committee, my name is sean elsbernd. (audio very low and unclear). >> the first hearing is a liquor license on hyde street. >> i'm with the police department. the applicant has filed an application with the california department of alcohol beverage control, beverage license type 42, this is an on-sale beer and wine for 1059 hyde street, the california department of alcohol beverage control seek
? >> while the city attorney is reviewing that, let's go to public comment. any people in the public that wish to comment on this, please line up. >> good morning, supervisors, i'd like the overhead, please. overhead, please. >> it will come, if you could start speaking, go for it. >> yes. david chu made a point that the licenses were bought by cvs, here is one of the locations on poke not been bought off the abc website, it would have been updated, and also as you can see, it also states that the license has been surrendered so therefore i ask now legally the question of lower poke in their packet, the recommendation in january and in march, what i just showed you has been surrendered and it has one year in which it is to be purchased, it has not been purchased. part number 2, this is the second issue of the license being claimed to be bought which is not part of the conditions by abc, again, it does not show it's been bought by cvs. so, now i question who is still in the property -- or owner involved, cvs does not own it, misrepresentation here. i was at the meeting for january for
york city hospital. the staff at nyu langone medical center was forced to evacuate hundreds of patients overnight including infants from the neo natal intensive care unit after backup power failed. they are still evacuating patients as we speak. we'll get to more on that in a moment, but first, let's go straight to meteorologist bill karins for the very latest. bill? >> good morning to you guys. and it's just starting to settle in. and once these pictures come in, it's just going to be incredible. the kind of damage that sandy created. over my shoulder here, you're looking at one of the strongest storms to go through the mid-atlantic region and caused the most destruction of our lifetime. this has never happened for a storm like this in the jersey shore of this intensity. lowest pressure readings ever in philadelphia and atlantic city, new jersey, and the storm surge, the highest ever measured in areas like new york city. that is so rare. and the effects we're just beginning to realize. and wait until we find out how long it's going to take for the new york subway to get running again.
in new york city. this is something that will free up more federal funds for people here in long island and in new york city and we will have more on that in just a moment. also coming up in the next half hour, we have delaware governor jack markell. we'll get his assessment of the damage to his state and dennis gartman will talk energy and commodity trading. >> lots of damage to report in the new york city area, more than 50 homes were destroyed by fire last night in breezy point queens. just east of cone any islands, more than 170 firefighters were on the scene. and separately more than 200 patients were evacuated last night from new york university's medical center after power went out. patients some on respirators operating on battery power were taken to other hospitals. and check this video out. a crane on this luxury high rise building, that's under construction, topping over on 57th street, the 90 story building looks over central park. luxury apartments telling for tens of millions of dollars. the crane could be seen blowing in the wind for most of the night and officials there
and 70s again. dagen: left hook of the storm, the ride home untransformed hitting us in new york city. if anything, on the jersey shore, that is different than hurricane irene when we saw it. >> that is exactly right. the hurricane is pushing a hand of water up through. in the 1938 hurricane, it doesn't bring a whole heck of a lot. from the storm passed to the left, it does. 15 feet of water in providence, rhode island. imagine that. 3800 of an inch of rain. less than connecticut, all through the delaware valley, tremendous flooding going on there. the same type of thing. you see the 10 inches of rain around dc and the wind on the other side. dagen: we have breaking financial news. joe, we thank you so much biju breaking news on the stock market and getting it reopened. >> analyst speaking to fox business network. the nypd says it looks like a normal opening. that means when they say normal, that means they will have to let a testicle on the system. it will tested to confirm all this. they are saying that the testing continues, but they are saying this. arquette is running. all smooth
the city. meanwhile, the officers are under investigation tonight. >>> we caught up with oakland mayor gene quan. she says chief jordan made fair and balanced recommendation. >> there's the outside general report and also the inside internal recommendation, that's key to me whether or not the oakland police can investigate itself and come up with findings that are fair. >> reporter: mayor quan says the city plans to have a ruling on all complaints by october 25th which is the one year deadline required by state law. >>> new at 10:00, city leaders in concord are looking into ways to crack down on outdoor medical marijuana grows after seeing our report about a backyard pot operation last week. eric rasmussen is live in concord and figures out concord isn't the only city where neighbors are reporting problems. erick. >> reporter: right prong, we just heard about another backyard grow -- right frank, we just heard about another backyard grow possibly bigger than the one we saw in concord. they are both legal. it's what's under this large plastic at the present time in the backyard of a house in
is furious. blaming city hall for botching the occupy protests and making officers the scapegoats. >> these officers never asked to be put on the front lines of occupy oakland multiple times. city leaders failed through their indecisiveness when it came to dealing with occupy. >> oakland is coming up on the one year deadline to investigate the complaints and the officers could be facing some hearings and arbitrations and the union is promising to defend them vigorously. in oakland, john alston, abc7 news. >> right now in hollister police are in a standoff with a person connected to a missing mother. 25-year-old heather carroll hasn't been seen since wednesday morning when she dropped her son off at school. her car was found burning. that was south of hollister thursday morning. police went to her house to interview a man about carol and it erupted into a standoff and a s.w.a.t. team was sent from the santa clara county sheriff's office. we will bring you updays as new information becomes available this morning. >>> a couple whose crime spree started with a jailbreak is expected to
the city host a super bowl in the not-too-distant future. also new details about friday night's boat rescue in san francisco bay. the owner of the boat tells abc7 news exactly what happened. >> if they do reopen it, i bet a lot of kids would be very, very happy. >> and the fight to rebuild a dirt-filled swimming pool in the east bay. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken barbecue sauce... and cheese...and roll it up woo-wee! i've made a barbecue chicken crescent chow down. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. [ female announcer ] why settle for plain bread? here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. >> we're now learning more about what happened on the party boat from ran aground and began sinking friday night in san francisco bay. twenty-two people had to be rescued after the accident near alcatraz. abc news reporter nick smith caught up with the owner of the boat. >> reporter: take a l
talked last year a lot about a happy flight after a win, going to the next city. that will be one happy flight for the giants, thanks to the work by zito. descalso takes low. if the giants can hang on and force a game six sunday night. shutout baseball through 7 2/3. descalso trying to extend it. he is 1 for 3 on the evening. here's the 1-2. outside. 2-2. arias has taken over at third. crawford, scutaro and phelps. blanco, pence in right. posey flashes the signs and now the 2-2. away. 3-2. romo ready with the 3-2 pitch to descalso. fly ball into left. blanco is there and the giants have won game five and force game six on sunday night! the first guy leading the charge out of the dugout is the left-handed starter, barry zito, who goes 7 2/3, allows six hits and did not allow a run. >> tim: more than what the giants could have asked this evening. >> joe: a three hour, three minute game and a 5-0 win for san francisco in game five. zito 1-0 now this postseason. lance lynn, 1-2. it will be carpenter and vogelsong on sunday evening in san francisco. carpenter lost that first go round to voge
the city. allie? >> reporter: well, the message from transit officials, don't drive in san francisco this weekend, unless you absolutely have to. streets are going to be crowded. in some cases, they will be partially closed. take for example, embarcadero, where we're standing. it's going to be down to one lane of traffic northbound the entire weekend. to avoid congestion, setting out on foot may be your best bet. an estimated 1 million people are expected to flock to san francisco this weekend. while there will be more buses, ferries, even temporary bike lanes to accommodate all the visitors, there is another way to get around town. >> walking is a viable option to get around this weekend. we've got a lot of people out there, lot of ambassadors out there to give people information, and walking to these events is a very good option. >> reporter: you could start at golden gate park for the hardly strictly bluegrass festival. catch the first set at 11:00, then begin the hike to marina green. that's where the america's cup village is located. it opens at 10:00. according to google maps,
of disaster. how much can one city take? unbelievable flooding, millions of people with no power, and now this fire. 80 homes burned up in this neighborhood in queens, new york. we are live there in just a few minutes. there's people down in the jersey shore. here's what they are dealing with as well. the storm called sandy ravaging the entire coastline. the g's office says at least six people with now dead in the aftermath. in long branch and pleasant beach and seaside heights, nobody has electricity. the storm knocked over trees, ripped out electric lines, and today more than two million people just in new jersey are without power. rail service, path trains that run up and down the coastline, forget about that. buses too all suspended. transit officials say it's going to be days, probably weeks before any type of commuter train service starts again between new jersey and new york city. now, look at our team of reporters that we've got them everywhere. cnn is all over the storm-damaged area. we are covering this disaster like no other network can and live coverage of and storm sandy. >>>
of work to do. >> reporter: the city has a lot of work ahead. the mayor's office want to televised some of the away games on civic center plaza. >> we came at for the last world series. it is great, a lot of fun. >> reporter: as many as 7,000 people gather inside 2010 to watch on a giant t shr-rbgs as the giants got the title in texas. >> we happen -- tv as the giants got the title in texas. >> we we put in for the request. it has to be an away game and it has to be a clincher. >> reporter: and word of a parade. public safety agents are now looking at this after action parade report. it details what went right and what went wrong. it calls for better planning and access lanes for the disabled and medical personnel. >> we are going to coordinate to put something together quickly but we don't want to talk about it yet because we don't want to jinx ourselves. >> reporter: in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvus channel 2 news. >>> and you can -- ktvu channel 2 news. >>> you can watch the game live on channel 2. coverage starts at 4:30 tomorrow afternoon. the first pitch is at 5:07. >>
a run per game. it starts wednesday night in the natl league city, 7:30 eastern, 4:30 pacific. ground ball back to casilla. look at the runner, gets the out. two out here in the eighth. and the shutout is still alive. it's descalso, and it will be javier lopez. that bullpen has been so good for bruce bochy all year long. in late-inning relief, and in place of the injured brian wilson. the lefty lopez now with descalso coming to the plate. two out in the top of the eighth. members of congress. in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company, or geico...as most of you know it. ...i propose savings for everyone! i'm talking hundreds here... and furthermore.. newcaster: breaking news. the gecko is demanding free pudding. and political parties that are actual parties! with cake! and presents! ah, that was good. too bad nobody could hear me. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. two. three. my credit card rewards are easy to remember. with the bankamericard cash rewards credit card, i earn 1% cash back everywhere, every
.m. here at 30 rock in new york city. we'll start with 48 hours after president obama and mitt romney sparred in a combative, intense debate on tuesday night, the two candidates found themselves face-to-face in a much different setting last night in new york city at the al smith catholic charity dinner. it's an event held about two blocks away. that's become a tradition for presidents to stop at. it gives them a chance to loosen up and have a few laughs before they become president as candidates. romney spoke first, poking fun at himself before telling a few jokes at the president's xprens. >> a campaign can require a lot of wardrobe changes. blue jeans in the morning perhaps, suit for lunch fund-raiser, sport coat for dinner but it's nice to finally relax and to wear what ann and i wear around the house. the al smith dinner surely lives up to its billing. usually when i get invited to gatherings like this it's just to be the designated driver. of course we're down to the final months of the president's term. as presidents -- [ applause ] as president obama surveys the waldorf banquet
is located about 310 miles south-southeast of new york city at the moment. emergency officials in new york city and washington, d.c. have taken unprecedented action to deal with the storm shutting down the mass transit systems and cancelling schools. >> stock markets here in new york have been closed for today, possibly they will be closed tomorrow as well. and here's why. look at the size of this storm. this is a nasa image from space captured over the weekend. the hurricane is about 800 miles wide. that means it's going to impact a huge region and since it's moving so slowly only 15 or 10 miles an hour it will impact that region for a very long time. >> obviously a huge weather story. there's a political story here too. the presidential election just eight days away, president obama began his day in florida but with the weather deteriorating in washington, d.c., he rushed back to the white house. he cancelled his appearance in orlando and has just now cancelled an event for tomorrow scheduled for green bay, wisconsin and governor romney has also cancelled some of his events. we'll have m
manhattan is without power, too. getting back to business today. and we will talk to one of the city's biggest landlords, he owns buildings in battery park, which is right in zone a. he also has property on the brooklyn waterfront and much more around the tristate area. he says the damage is already in the tens of millions of dollars, but this is going to be some huge numbers when you start adding up the entire tally. coming up at 7:30 a.m., daniel amond will talk to us first. it is halloween, but not in the state of new jersey, because the governor has postponed halloween here. he's going to be pushing it back to another day. >> i'm not sure it's halloween in a lot of places. we're supposed to have a halloween party at my house tonight. my kids are supposed to be thing 1 and thing 2. i'm supposed to be cat in the hat. and my wife is supposed to be sally. that's what she wanted to be. >> sally is who? >> one of the kids. one of kids. let's get to lower manhattan. lower manhattan is springing to life today after super storm sandy hit the area, flooding the battery. the new york stock
. mandatory evacuations under way right now. people in atlantic city, new jersey, as well as parts of connecticut, dwanbegan evacuati moments ago. evacuation orders for low-lying par parts of delaware, maryland, and new york. andrew cuomo spoke with this news for america's largest city. >> i'm announcing the mta will suspend bus, subway and commuter rail service at 7:00 p.m. this evening. >> something to know for all commuters, and the impending severe weather is suspending campaign events. president obama has cancelled events for virginia. sandy is expected to spawn heavy rain, storm surge, and eventually snow. dylan dryer has it all. a big report. >> a big report on a big storm, alex. it extends basically the size of it from boston to charlotte, north carolina. that say huge storm, and when it makes its wayon sho on onshore, affect that length of coastline. major events across the eastern seaboard. still a category to 1 storm. the 11:00 a.m. report has not changed. 573 miles directly south of new york city. it is still going to take that turn to the northwest and right now, we ar
live in the city. we're live by the truck painted orange in honor of the san francisco giants. people come to the street food park to come to the game and to eat great food and cheer on the giants. >> let's go giants! >> reporter: this is what it looked like here when they won. you can see all kinds of delicacies from peruvian to italian, a couple hundred fans enjoyed game 3 of the world series while gnashing in a friendly atmosphere. >> such a nice day. such a san francisco day. beautiful out here. good people. good food everywhere. >> you know, i usually go to the bar scenes and watch it by the ballpark but i want a different scene. i find that the food truck situation here, it's exactly the same kind of vibe and intensity and great food. >> my favorite thing about watching here, everywhere you look you see a furry friend. that is a huge plus for pet. >> reporter: back out here live the selma street food park is open again tomorrow and have game 4 on all of the screens. reporting live in san francisco, lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> if you want to relive some of the h
. >> good morning. it is monday, october 29th. that's ocean city, maryland, you're looking at right now. with us on set, msnbc contributor mike barnicle and msnbc and "time" senior political analyst, mark halperin. we'll get right to the latest on hurricane sandy. flights are canceled. subways are shut down and millions of people are bracing for an historic storm up and down the eastern seaboard. high winds and rains are beginning to hit places like ocean city, maryland. hurricane sandy will drench areas from north carolina to new england and behind the initial impact, what could be a devastating storm surge. let's go straight to meteorologist bill karins with the very latest on where the hurricane's at. bill. >> good morning to you, mika. and this storm is on schedule, nothing has changed. if anything, it's a little stronger than what we thought it would be at this point. and it's going to be moving on shore within the next 12 to 18 hours. this will be a 24-hour period for areas from the northern mid-atlantic, washington, d.c., all the way through boston that a lot of us will never for
in towards new york city, and that's why we now have significant flooding. i believe we have live pictures or pictures out of new york right now into lower manhattan, and water is going into the battery tunnel right now that connects lower manhattan into brooklyn, and it has now been inundated with water. getting all kinds of reports of water in the east village, in the west village, and it's slowly moving up further in towards the area. i want to show you this wind picture because we're about to see the worst of our situation. right now we have high tide, right there is the battery. that's the very lower end tip of manhattan right there. the winds now have switched to the southeast. that means we'll see the worst of the storm surge pushing in here right at high tide. we've already got water levels two feet higher than we've ever seen. that goes back to a hurricane that was back in 1822 or 1821, so almost 200 years, that kind of a storm. it's not just right here. this is the immediate impact to the area that's under dire stress right now, all kinds of reports of major damage. the city of h
. don't screw it up. >>> first, let's get to the news at 5:30 at "30 rock" in new york city. we begin on the campaign trail with 29 days until the elections. today mitt romney is set to deliver a major foreign policy address at the virginia military institute aiming to put pressure on president obama by portraying him as a weak and ineffective figure on the world stage. the 30-minute speech entitled the mantle of leadership will focus on a vision of peace through strength as in the tradition of harry truman and ronald regan. in prepared remarks released to the media the republican candidate is expected to address missteps in libya and talking about the deadly attack on bengha benghazi. he will say as president he would partner with other nations to help arm the rebels who are fighting assad's government. >>> on our relationship with egypt, romney will make the argument that u.s. aid should be tied to the egyptians upholding their peace treaty with israel. with growing tension over iran's nuclear program, mitt romney says he will not hesitate to put forces in the eastern mediterranean
of their perspectives. they engaged in a thoughtful, difficult, profound profit on behalf of the city. the message is loud and clear by every member that was listening intensely like everybody else. now it is about moving forward. we want to mend fences. joy he has been fighting this battle for -- >> he has been fighting this battle for a year or so after a domestic violence charge. the ethics commission says he committed official misconduct, but tonight he got enough votes on the board of supervisors to keep his job. and his wife also expressed relief. >> finally i feel that justice was done. i have a message for mayor lee. you have to be bigger mayor. >> i am asking you not to be scared of setting a precedent of removing a sheriff for office for misconduct related to the sheriff's role. >> can i have medicine? >> ♪ y'all call it city hall ♪ i call it silly hall >> well, those were some of the people who made public comments during this meeting which began at 2:00 in the afternoon. they heard five hours of public comment. the few people who wanted him kicked out of his job heard boos and hiss
the city and the port insured on their policy to get the extra bit of risk release. >> if i could interject as well, [speaker not understood] we own today. we had it thrown away once and it cost us almost a million dollars to bring it home. and we have to go out every storm and either folks or machines out there to de-water it so it won't sink. that's how we got comfortable. if he we owned that risk, it would be lovely to transfer it to somebody else. we haven't found anybody to do that, so, hope that helps. >> and the navy wouldn't take it. [laughter] >> we're stuck. >> any further questions or comments? i don't have any. it's a complicated project. i guess you're just asking us to go ahead with the first phase and it sounds like we should proceed with that and we'll wait to hear from you what is the next two phases need to be. >> we'll make a recommendation to executive director moyer with briefings questions if you're interested and how we figure out the trade-offs. we'll ultimately come to you to approve a contract vehicle one form or another to extend the port funds to finish it off. >
, new york. new york city subways remain shut down for a second day because of massive flooding. new york not the only place struggling to recover from a monster storm that is blamed for 55 deaths. ohio feeling the sheer force of sandy did. this powerful storm knocked down trees, snapping power lines, leaving hundreds of thousands of folks in the dark there. that is drop this the bucket compared to more than eight million who have no power. at the height of the storm. some as far away as michigan. a big chunk of the outages in new york. check out incredible video from huntington, long island. you can see as sandy rip as massive tree out right by the roots. this monster storm also changing the landscape of an rye conic part of new jersey, washing away parts of the jersey shore. look at that. a roller-coaster in the ocean now. before-and-after pictures of seaside heights. governor chris christie toured the area. he described the damage as unthinkable. >> literally the boardwalk at seaside heights is washed into the ocean. i saw a roller-coaster and a log flume sitting in the ocean toda
. it is freezing in rapid city and cooler in montana. and some temperatures in the northern plains and 30s . southern plainns is the place to be. room temperature in dallas . we have 63 foggy degrees in new york city and 73 down in tampa. beautiful day on tap for much of florida. high today should be 88. much of texas in the 80 90s and top out close to 80 degrees here in new york city and looks like the day-time high for st. louis should be about 58 degrees from what i read earlier. brian why would i mention st. luse? >> brian: i think you had a vision of thursday night football and the nfl network and a vision of game playied and breast cancer awareness . not only the gloves but the ball itself. that is an intercepted pass. keith played tight end for bc. >> gretchen: yes, he is. >> brian: that's how scott describes you. which is odd. people have food tasters and i have pass catchers. thank you, i wish you were a better looking guy. hey, st. luse shocking the cardinalings. cend ricks scoring on the opening drive for the rammings. they are 3-2 for the year and handing the first loss of the
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